Keys to the Past

Heugh shrunken medieval village (Stamfordham)

This is the site of the shrunken medieval village of Heugh. The village existed in AD1112, when it was the property of the Stamfordham family. Village buildings still exist, surrounded by earthworks which show the location of medieval and post-medieval buildings and land plots.

Reference number:N10360
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Heugh, Stamfordham 2003; TYNE AND WEAR MUSEUMS

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Source of Reference
Local History of Stamfordham

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